PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Henry TRIGWELL.
Birth date and place Aug 1815 Ringmer, Lewes, Sussex, England.
Baptism date and place 29 Oct 1815 St Leonard’s Church, Seaford, Sussex.
Civil Census Residences Brompton Barracks, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1861).
Trade Smith.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown going grey.
Marriage date and place 1 Jan? 1844 Gibraltar.
Spouse Agnes GARLAND.
Children Henry John b. 1844, Gibraltar.
John b. 1846, Sheerness, Sheppey, Kent.
Ann b. 1848, Sheerness, Sheppey, Kent.
Elizabeth Amelia b. 1849, Woolwich, Kent.
Richard James b. 1851, Woolwich, Kent.
Walter William b. 1853, Bunbury, Western Australia.
George b. 1855, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Charles Raymond b. 1856, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Thomas b. 1857, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Harriet b. 1859, Bunbury, Western Australia.
Caroline Emma b. 1860 (d.1861), Bunbury, Western Australia.
Alfred b. 1864, Donnybrook, Western Australia.
Death date and place 18 or 20 Jul 1890 Donnybrook, Western Australia.
Burial date and place July 1890 Bunbury (Pioneer) Cemetery, Western Australia.
Photograph upon application.
Will and Probate Will: 26 May 1879. Probate: 27 Sep 1890, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons. 3403-1890-0983].
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #1624 Private.
Attestation date and place 9 Dec 1836 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/Campaigns Gibraltar 7 years.
Western Australia 10 years.
Musters WO11-92 6th Company, Gibraltar (1841).
WO11-124 7th Company, Chatham (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-199 (1861) Western Australia.
Promotions Private to 2nd Corporal 11 Apr 1849.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 15 Aug 1855.
Corporal to Sergeant 3 Oct 1860.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Five Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£10 gratuity).
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 21 Dec 1861 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Length of Service 25 Years 103 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1364-123.
Post Discharge Residence District of Bunbury, Western Australia.
Pension District Perth.
Pension 1/10d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Anna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.20, see sidebar].
Bunbury Convict Depot 1852-1861.
Farmer, Preston River, Wellington District.
Publican, ‘Anchor and Hope’, Blackwood Road, Preston River, Near Bunbury.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
Loc. 189 (51 acres) Wellington District.
Loc. 268 (60 acres) Wellington District.
Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 3 Jul 1868.
The Herald 23 Nov 1872.
Inquirer & Commercial News 13 Aug 1879.
Ship ex-WA Not applicable.